Tag Archives: Sophie Grimes

Red Tape’s “The Skriker”

Playing at Red Tape Theater, 621 W. Belmont through OCTOBER 20th According to the dictionary, the word “skrike” means to cry or shriek. To me, the sound of the word repeated over and over is reminiscent of the pulsing high-pitched “skree skree skree” that occur in horror movies when a person appears from the shadows […]

Review: The Hierarchies of Cuckoldry and Bankruptcy by Charles Fourier

Charles Fourier (1772-1837) is a taxonomist, which in this case should absolutely be confused with taxidermist. In certain ways, The Hierarchies of Cuckoldry and Bankruptcy prove that he’s both. The book is an organized collection of all the different types of cuckolds and all the different types of bankruptcy. Cuckoldry comes first. Each cuckold is […]

What We Hoard

Sophie Grimes’s article, “The Art of Hoarding” sparked a great little conversation between members of the Anobium team about physical hoarding vs. hoarding of more immaterial things–information, or even identity (and are these the same thing, nowadays). The conversation stayed in my head for a few days, flipping on switches and connecting all sorts of […]